R. F. Orchids News

updates from the orchids experts

Vanda Platinum Jubilee by R. F. Orchids

In celebration of her Majesty The Queen Of England’s Platinum Jubilee, RF Orchids was asked to develop an orchid for the special occasion – Vanda Platinum Jubilee.

Mother’s Day Arrangements at R. F. Orchids

Pre-order your Mother’s Day flowers early so that they’re ready on time. Let the experts at R. F. Orchids create that special one-of-a-kind memorable gift of lovely orchids to express your thoughts on Mother’s Day.

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings from the RF Orchids family to your family.

AOS Centennial Celebration Auction

Please join The American Orchid Society for a special Centennial Celebration at the Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel Granada Ballroom on Friday, April 8, 2022. For 100 years, the American Orchid Society has been working for orchid conservation, education and research.

Spring Fling Sale at R. F. Orchids

March 18-19-20 The annual Spring Fling Sale is on at R. F. Orchids in Homestead, FL during the weekend of Friday, March 18, Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 with a 20% discount on everything in the nursery.* Welcome spring into your garden with an incredible...

Valentines Day 2022

R. F. Orchids is ready for Valentines Day 2022 with plenty of first-class orchid arrangements to celebrate loving romance and companionship.

Holiday Hours

On Friday, December 31, 2021, R. F. Orchids will be closing at 4 p.m. for New Years. We will be closed Saturday, January 1, 2022, in observance of New Years Day and reopen on Sunday, January 2, 2022, from 9 to 5. Wishing all of you a very happy and safe New Year! See...

Online Cool Summer Sale!

ONLINE Cool Summer Sale! July 10th through the 24th 2021 R. F. Orchids is very pleased to announce we are having an Online Cool Summer Sale.  Guests will enjoy a 20% discount on everything in our catalog.   You’ll keep your cool this summer with all the great finds...

Cool Summer Sale!

Cool Summer Sale! July 9, 10, and 11, 2021 F. Orchids is very pleased to announce we are having a ‘Cool Summer' Sale, exclusively at our Homestead location. Guests will enjoy a 20% discount on everything at the nursery, including garden decór, new arrivals, and sale...

Inventory Count – Shipping Paused

The week of June 20th through June 27th, R. F. Orchids will be conducting an inventory count and will not be shipping out any orders during that time.  Shipping will resume on Monday, June 28, 2021.

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Inventory Count – Shipping Paused

The week of June 20th through June 27th, R. F. Orchids will be conducting an inventory count and will not be shipping out any orders during that time.  Shipping will resume on Monday, June 28, 2021.

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Gift-giving R. F. Orchids style!

Gift-giving R. F. Orchids style!

Next up are the Paphiopedilum, Cymbidium and Phalaenopsis orchid keychains.  They are absolutely stunning!  Giving them as gifts will show someone you really care.  They are both practical and beautiful.  Each one retails for $25.00, so you won't be breaking the bank...

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We Are Open – With Limits

We Are Open – With Limits

We’re still under some restrictions, so while the nursery is open regular hours (9am to 5pm daily except Mondays), visitors who have received Covid-19 vaccinations, do not need to wear a mask. All others should continue to follow the Covid-19 guidelines by wearing a...

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Our 27th Award of Quality!

Our 27th Award of Quality!

At their February meeting, AOS judges at the West Palm Beach Judging Center granted a total of thirteen awards to our orchids. Thirteen in one day! We’re thrilled and humbled at this recognition. The awards included our 27th Award of Quality (AQ/AOS) for the hybrid...

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New Orchid Stamps!

New Orchid Stamps!

On Friday, Feb. 21, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will be launching a new series of first class forever stamps, “Wild Orchids”, at the AOS Library at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables, Florida. The ceremony is at 11am, and after the...

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AOS Awards in January

AOS Awards in January

We were honored to receive two flower-quality awards at the January meeting of the West Palm Beach Judging Center. Judges recognized Vanda Christa Collins ‘Starburst Beauty’ AM/AOS, and Rhynchostylis gigantea ‘Crownfox Confetti’ FCC/AOS. The First Class Cerftificate...

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Consumer Education II

Consumer Education II

We already have a page for “consumer education”, where we cover topics like “monkey" orchids, “blue” orchids, “black” orchids, “ice” orchids and more, but it was getting long so we decided to add new material here instead. We'll cover different topics on this page,...

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Consumer Education

Consumer Education

“Monkey” Orchid So, we get a lot of calls and emails asking if we have “the monkey orchid”. The short answer is no, we do not. But we get enough inquiries about this that we think a little consumer education is in order. There are two different orchid species with the...

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R.F. Orchids Wins National Award

R.F. Orchids Wins National Award

We are humbled to receive the 2018 Roy T. Fukumura Award from the American Orchid Society, for our Aerdv. Somsri Sunlight ‘Golden Sands’ AM/AOS. This award is given “to the grower of the orchid plant, either species or hybrid, as the most outstanding example of the...

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